The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FactSet over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FactSet
Rank 584 571 552
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing FactSet 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.024% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.052% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £450 £338 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +56.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £338 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FactSet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

FactSet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FactSet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FactSet Jobs Demand Trend in England

FactSet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FactSet across the England region.

FactSet Daily Rate Trend in England

FactSet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FactSet across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

FactSet Daily Rate Histogram in England

FactSet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FactSet across the England region.

FactSet Hourly Rate Trend in England

FactSet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 7 £450 +33.33% 5
FactSet
UK

FactSet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet.

1 20 (95.24%) Bloomberg
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) Reuters
4 11 (52.38%) Front Office
5 9 (42.86%) MS Office
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Fidessa
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (33.33%) Android
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 7 (33.33%) BYOD
8 6 (28.57%) Investment Management
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
9 5 (23.81%) Equities
10 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
10 4 (19.05%) Derivative
10 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
10 4 (19.05%) Apple
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Fund Management
11 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

FactSet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eikon
1 2 (9.52%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Front Office
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Fund Management Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) BYOD
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Equities
2 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (19.05%) Derivative
4 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 2 (9.52%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 7 (33.33%) Android
2 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) Fund Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) RAD
6 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 3 (14.29%) R
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CFA
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) AIFMD
1 1 (4.76%) EMIR
1 1 (4.76%) MiFID
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Bloomberg
2 13 (61.90%) Reuters
3 7 (33.33%) Fidessa
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) CQG
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) QAD
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